Cat Experience Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: FRIENDS OF THE ALAMEDA ANIMAL SHELTER

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South Shore Cat Experience:

Ensure the comfort and care of cats, kittens, rabbits and guinea pigs while they await adoption. Help potential adopters meet the animals and talk about adoption process.

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Feline care
  • Small Animal (Rabbit & Guinea Pig) Care
  • Adoption Counselor

Feline Care:

  • Duties:
    • Feeding
    • Cleaning
    • Socializing
  • Required Training:
    • Orientation class
    • Cat care class
    • Two mentoring shifts of two hours each

Small Animal Care:

  • Duties:
    • Feeding
    • Cleaning
    • Socializing
  • Required Training:
    • Orientation Class
    • Small Animal Care class
    • One mentoring shift of two hours

Adoption Counselor:

  • Duties:
    • Speak with potential adopters about adoption process
    • Process all adoption paperwork
  • Required Training:
    • Go through all animal training and mentoring
    • Adoption counseling training
    • Training on adoption database
    • At least two mentoring shifts of two hours each

4 Shifts

  • morning / 09:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
  • afternoon / 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
  • 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About FRIENDS OF THE ALAMEDA ANIMAL SHELTER

Location:

1590 FORTMANN WAY, ALAMEDA, CA 94501, US

Mission Statement

FAAS’s mission is to shelter and care for abandoned companion animals, find them new homes, and prevent animal cruelty through education and outreach

Description

Through a unique public-private partnership, FAAS has managed the open-intake City of Alameda Animal Shelter since 2012. With innovative programs, community partnerships, and a passionate base of volunteers and donors, each year FAAS saves on average 97% of the nearly 1,000 lost, abandoned, and homeless animals who enter the city’s shelter. Readers of Alameda Magazine have recognized FAAS as the community’s Best Nonprofit Group for eight consecutive years.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Community
Animals, Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 4 shifts

WHERE

South Shore Center WestAlameda, CA 94501

(37.77122,-122.2824)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Animal Care / Handling

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • We ask for at least a 6-month commitment at 2hrs a week
  • You do have to be 14 yrs. and up, if you are under the age of 18 you are required to volunteer with a parent or guardian

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